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A view of student community who come to visit Eiffel Tower in city of Paris, France. The tower has three levels for visitors. Tickets can be purchased to ascend, by stairs or lift, to the first and second levels. The walk from ground level to the first level is over 300 steps, as is the walk from the first to the second level. The third and highest level is accessible only by elevator. Both the first and second levels feature restaurants. Wildly unpopular when it was unveiled and nearly torn down, the Eiffel Tower was finally embraced as the symbol of a modern and elegant Paris. It remains one of Paris' must-see attractions and has drawn over 200 million visitors.

It is said that the tower was much criticised by the public when it was built, with many calling it an eyesore. Newspapers of the day were filled with angry letters from the arts community of Paris. One is quoted extensively in William Watson's US Government Printing Office publication of 1892 Paris Universal Exposition: Civil Engineering, Public Works, and Architecture: And during twenty years we shall see, stretching over the entire city, still thrilling with the genius of so many centuries, we shall see stretching out like a black blot the odious shadow of the odious column built up of riveted iron plates.
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Album Name: Paris Travel
Categories: PHOTOGRAPHY
Travel Photos
World Cities
Resolution: 1500 x 1125
Dosya Boyutu: 2 Mb
Release Date: 13.12.2011 13:55
Country: FRANCE
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